As squirrels cram acorns into their cheeks, crisp leaves drift to the ground. Above, geese honk as they travel south. The sights and sounds of fall are upon us! In the Northern Hemisphere, fall is the time to celebrate the year’s bounty and prepare for the cold of winter. Marvel over the rich colors, interesting animal habits, and wholesome traditions in this title.
The Arctic Ocean is the smallest ocean in the world. Located on the North Pole, it touches Asia, Europe, and North America. For many months, the sun does not rise over the Arctic, and when summer arrives, the ice barely melts! Young readers will enjoy finding out more about this unfamiliar ocean and its impact on the world.
The Southern Ocean, also known as the Antarctic Ocean, was not officially recognized as a distinct body of water until the year 2000. Krill, lantern fish, and whales can all be found in this oceans chilly waters. Explore the Southern Oceans climate, currents, and sea life in this engaging title for beginning readers.
Covering nearly one-third of Earths surface, the Pacific Ocean is a treasure trove of natural resources and is home to many magnificent creatures. The Pacific Ocean has the deepest ocean trench called the Challenger Deep. Its more than 35,800 feet below the surface! Learn more about the largest ocean in this exciting title for young readers.
Submarine volcanoes and giant mountain chains lie deep below the Indian Oceans surface. Where the Indian Ocean ends has been debated, but its indisputably nestled between Africa, Asia, and Australia. Prone to torrential rain and cyclones, the Indian Ocean will enthrall curious minds!
For hundreds of years, travelers have braved the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, often trying to steer clear of the mysterious Bermuda Triangle! Islands have formed from the Mid-Atlantic Ridge located deep below the Atlantic Oceans surface. Discover more about the Atlantic Ocean and grasp important geography terms in this title for young students.
Adventurous travelers will have a blast visiting South America. Crocodiles swim along the Amazon River, and baby sea turtles waddle toward sea for their first swim near the Galapagos Islands! Pineapples, mangoes, rich coffee beans, and unique spices are just a few of the delectable treats students can learn about in this colorful title on South America.
Earths highest and lowest surface points can be found in Asia, the largest continent. Travelers flock to Asia to gaze upon the Great Wall and the Taj Mahal. Some even aspire to climb Mount Everest! Pick up this book to discover more about this continent that is home to more than four billion people.
Temperatures rarely rise above freezing on this icy, windy continent. Because of its harsh climate, only the toughest can survive. Penguins, whales, and seals dive into the chilly water and feast on fish. Brave the cold and learn more about the extreme continent of Antarctica in this engaging childrens title.
As the only continent with every climate present, North America hosts an amazing variety of plants and animals. North America holds some of the worlds largest freshwater lakes, where gigantic boats travel and enormous fish swim. Unique for its varied landscape and cross-country highways, North America leaves a great deal for young readers to explore!
Madagascar, the Nile River, and the Sahara Desert are just a few memorable places in Africa! With over fifty countries, this continent is rich in minerals and animal diversity. Wildebeests and zebras roam the grasslands while hungry predators lurk for their next meal. In this title, young readers will explore more about life on the second largest continent in the world.
Farmers need just the right amount of rain for their fields. Too little or too much can destroy crops. This book explores our human need for rain and introduces floods, droughts, and the water cycle. Blastoff! Series
Lightning can strike trees and jump between clouds! Young readers will learn how lightning behaves, its relationship to thunder, and the ways to stay safe in its midst. Blastoff! Series
Hurricane winds spin around a central point called an eye. A hurricane's eye usually has calm weather and clear skies. Eager readers will discover how hurricanes form, move, and damage tropical areas. Blastoff! Series
Underwater earthquakes, volcanoes, and mudslides can cause tsunami waves that reach land and wreak havoc. Children will learn how tsunamis develop, how they are detected, and their devastating impact on communities. Blastoff! Series
The Midwestern United States was nicknamed "The Dust Bowl" in the 1930s because years of drought devastated the region. This book teaches why droughts happen, how they affect living things, and the importance of conserving water. Blastoff! Series
Winter winds blow snow at 35 miles per hour or more for at least three hours during a blizzard! Young readers will learn how blizzards form and why blizzard conditions temporarily shut down communities. Blastoff! Series
Winter brings ice, snow, and cold temperatures. Some animals hibernate while others change their habits to survive the cold months. Readers will learn about how people, animals, and plants deal with the cold, chilly weather of winter! Blastoff! Series
Fall signals the end of summer and the coming of winter. Changing colors, falling leaves, and the return of cool temperatures are all signs of fall. Students will learn about the changes fall brings to people, animals, and plants. Blastoff! Series
Long, hot days, thunderstorms, and outdoor activities signal the beginning of summer. Animals are more active and vegetables are ready to pick. Eager students will find out how summer changes people, plants, and animals. Blastoff! Series
Snowflakes look white but are actually clear! They are pieces of falling ice. Discover how snow forms and falls and how every snowflake is intricate and unique. Blastoff! Series
Spring brings new life and warmth to the world. Longer days and blooming flowers lead us into warmer days. Young readers will discover how animals, plants, and people change when spring is upon us! Blastoff! Series
Take cover, a tornado is coming! This book teaches young readers storm safety tips as it explains how twisters form, behave, and are tracked and predicted. Blastoff! Series